International Translation Day 2017

Join ProZ.com/TV for a FREE event on September 26-27th celebrating International Translation Day! 50+ hours of content, Chat, Live Q&A & more. Join 1,000's of linguists from around the globe as ProZ.com/TV celebrates International Translation Day.

Click for Full Participation
KudoZ home » Spanish to English » Other

alero

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
20:09 Feb 8, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: alero
Aún más lejos se detectan ambas fases de cazadores en el alero de Quillén, en plena Araucanía, así como - aquí sólo para el horizonte de puntas triangulares - en la cueva de Haichol al oeste del Neuquén a partir del v milenio a.C.
wendy griswold inc
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
naGeological siteYvette Camou
naEaves
Daniela Guanipa
naAlero - Eave
Rafaela Graffos
naniche, shelterPatricia Harpstrite
naSiteTradPage


  

Answers


1 hr
Site


Explanation:
Site: Any location studied by archeologists that has remains of past human activity.
The Chilean URL has plenty of occurrences of "alero".




    Reference: http://rehue.csociales.uchile.cl/antropologia/arcaico.htm
    Reference: http://www.nps.gov/colo/TEACHERS/SG_Act/ArchGlossary.html
TradPage
PRO pts in pair: 12
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

2 hrs
niche, shelter


Explanation:
Obviously not the eave of a roof, but from the context I found, it seems like a natural rock formation used for shelter by these ancient hunters. (From the website cited below) "Las zonas
ecotonales altas del bosque andino . . . fueron recurrentemente frecuentadas, utilizando el reparo de cuevas y aleros. Todos estos sitios muestran pinturas rupestres . . ."



    Reference: http://www.unt.edu.ar/csnat/arqueo/PROYECTos,.htm
Patricia Harpstrite
Local time: 04:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 18
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

5 hrs
Alero - Eave


Explanation:
El Pequeño Larousse describes as following: Parte interior del tejado que sobresale de la pared.

Rafaela Graffos
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 89
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

9 hrs
Eaves


Explanation:
According to the context, they are talking about some caves and rocky formations. The word "alero" in Spanish means "eaves" and because the "Alero de Quillén" must be a natural rocky formation, I think "eaves" would be a good translation.

Daniela Guanipa
United States
Local time: 10:19
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

1 day14 hrs
Geological site


Explanation:
It is more frequently used in Archeology but in this context, it is geological.

Yvette Camou
Mexico
Local time: 07:19
PRO pts in pair: 45
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search